UNESCO Wants To Bridge The Gender Gap In The Digital Space

02 March 2018 Only 17% of biographies published on Wikipedia are about women. UNESCO aims to increase the visibility of women in the digital space by organizing a global call for contribution, the “Edit-a-thon”, on International Women’s Day...Read More

2017/2018 World Media Trends Report Now Available

news_010318_wtr.jpg © UNESCO 01 March 2018 The latest edition of UNESCO’s World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development has been published and is now available online. Current developments paint a picture of both vast opportun...Read More

See The Minaret Of Jam As Never Before

minaret_jam.jpg © UNESCO 27 February 2018 Situated in Ghor Province in Afghanistan, around 200 kilometers east of Herat, at the confluence of the Hari Rud and Jam Rud rivers, the Minaret of Jam’s isolated location may have prevented the mon...Read More

UNESCO And Talkmate Strengthen Their Partnership On Linguistic Diversity For Global Citizenship And Sustainable Development

news_230218_talkmate.jpg © UNESCO 23 February 2018 UNESCO and Talkmate announce the strengthening of their partnership on the development of the UNESCO World Atlas of Languages by expanding joint efforts for the organization of the 2019 Yea...Read More

UNESCO Commits To Safeguarding Lake Chad

22 February 2018 UNESCO will bring a preservation project focusing on research and the dissemination of knowledge, the rehabilitation of wetlands and wildlife corridors, and the promotion of sustainable income generating activities to the I...Read More

New Projects Will Explore The Geological Record To Support Sustainable Development

focus_underground_ouysse_river_causses_du_quercy_unesco_global_geopark-jffabriol.jpg © Causses du Quercy UNESCO Global Geopark/Jean-François Fabriol 21 February 2018 Seven projects that aim to provide insights on current global issues will ...Read More

UNESCO Works With Morocco And Spain To Identify Ecosystem Solutions In The Intercontinental Biosphere Reserve Of The Mediterranean

img-20180221-wa0000.jpg © UNESCO On 20 February 2018, UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme met with local actors from the Intercontinental Biosphere Reserve of the Mediterra...Read More

UNESCO Celebrates The Power Of Mother Languages To Build Peace And Sustainability

imld_2018_news-c-rawpixel-shutterstock.jpg Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock.com 19 February 2018 Every two weeks a language disappears taking with it an entire cultural and intellectual heritage. On International Mother Language Day 2018, celebrat...Read More

UNESCO And EUAM Cooperate To Train Law Enforcement Officers In Ukraine On Freedom Of Expression And Safety Of Journalists

news_160218_ukraine.jpg © UNESCO 16 February 2018 UNESCO organized for the first time with the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Ukraine a training for law enforcement officers on freedom of expression and safety of journalists in K...Read More

UNESCO Rolls Out First African MOOC On Freedom Of Expression And Safety Of Journalists

news_140218_mooc.jpg © UNESCO 14 February 2018 UNESCO and the Centre for Human Rights of the University of Pretoria recently rolled out the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on freedom of expression, access to information and safety o...Read More

Strengthening Quality Assurance In Higher Education In Senegal (in French)

assurancequalitesenegal.jpg © UNESCO Afin de renforcer les systèmes de l’enseignement supérieur africains, l’UNESCO a lancé le projet « Renforcer l’assurance qualité dans l’enseignement supérieur en Afrique ». La cérémonie officielle de lan...Read More